Current Events - 2022

The feast of simplicity and of a child

Current EventsDavide Prosperi

"Christmas is that Event that everyone awaits: freeing oneself from self-determination in order to discover oneself determine– that is, affirmed, loved." Davide Prosperi's letter to the Corriere della Sera on December 24.

Adriana Mascagni and Fr. Giussani (Photo: Fraternità di CL)

Message for the death of Adriana Mascagni

Current EventsDavide Prosperi

Davide Prosperi's words in memory of the writer of so many songs that have marked CL's history, such as Povera voce, Il mio volto, and Al mattino. "Let us not hide her legacy under rocks, for it is given to us for more."

Charles Péguy (Photo: Eugène Pirou/Wikimedia Commons)

What moves God is to see hope in men

Current EventsAntonio Socci

Every age has those "two parties": the party of those who work, build, love, create, who must endure the other party, that of those who destroy, demolish, use violence, hate. Charles Péguy's words on hope (from "Libero" newspaper, December 17)

Fr. Giussani - The podcast on The Religious Sense

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Il senso religioso is a thirteen episode podcast: it covers the contents of Fr. Luigi Giussani's famous book through his own voice for the first time, recorded during cycles of lectures for university students held in Milan between 1978 and 1985.

The gesture for peace in Times Square (Photo: Giuly Riboldi)

The prophecy of peace in Times Square

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70 people gathered in Manhattan's famous square to respond to Pope Francis' invitation. Christmas carols and readings of excerpts by the Pope and Fr. Giussani amid the Saturday afternoon crowds. CBS News also covered the event.

Bernardo Cervellera

The new frontier of war

Current EventsBernardo Cervellera

Tension grows in the South China Sea under pressure from Beijing. There is concern in Taiwan. Will it come to arms? But there too, small prophetic gestures are possible. A missionary in Taipei reacts to the CL flyer on peace.

Aleksej Uminskij (Photo: Wikipedia)

We can stop this war

Current EventsAleksej Uminskij

"It seems that we are not able to influence the destinies of the world. But we have the Gospel." Aleksej Uminsky, Orthodox parish priest in Moscow, TV host, and editor of "Al'fa i Omega" magazine, shares his thoughts on the CL flyer on the war and peace.

A Place Prepared for Us

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Upon their move to Houston, Brandon and his family discover a community made up of different faces but with the same familiar characteristics.

Caravaggio, Madonna of the Pilgrims, detail. Sant’Agostino, Rome. ©️ Photo Scala, Florence.

Christmas 2022: The videoposter

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A detail of Caravaggio's "Madonna of the Pilgrims" accompanies the words of Fr. Giussani and Pope Francis.

A refugee fleeing Kherson (Photo: Epa/Roman Pilipey/Ansa)

The Pope's letter to the people of Ukraine

Current EventsPope Francis

Nine months after the outbreak of war, Francis writes a lengthy message to the citizens of the battered country. "Your pain is my pain."

Bethlehem (Photo: Unsplash/Jorge Fernández Salas)

Supreme affection

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The nostalgia for distant relationships and her decision to follow online. From Bethlehem, Caterina recounts her experience of the Audience with Pope Francis. From the November issue of Tracce.

Aaron Richies, born in 1974, teaches at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas.

United States: Discovering life

Current EventsAaron Richies

A theologian who met Fr. Giussani’s thought and then met a young boy, both of them shaking his faith and life. Leading to a proposal of a university course on Giussani. From the October issue of Traces.

The war in Ukraine and the "prophecy for peace"

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The CL flyer on the situation of conflict in Ukraine. It is a contribution offered to all to understand the value of Pope Francis' judgment and to promote public initiatives of prayer and discussion.

Luigi Giussani - THe exhibition in English and other Features

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The virtual exhibition created for the Giussani's centenary of the birth of CL's is now also available in English for Windows and Mac PCs. All the information and instructions for the guided tour can be found on the website.

Photo: Unsplash/Piron Guillaume

An indelible point

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The Audience on October 15 and a risky operation upon returning to the hospital. A surgeon recounts his new gaze on himself, his patient and colleagues after Rome.